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Former US president George HW Bush has died at the age of 94

The former president of the United States, George HW Bush, has died at the age of 94.

The 41st president passed away shortly after 10pm on Friday, family spokesman Jim McGrath said. His wife Barbara Bush, died in April.

His son, George W Bush, the 43rd president, said his father was a ‘man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for.’

George HW Bush was in office from 1989 to 1993.

In a statement, George W Bush said: “The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens.”

 

 

 

 

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